Sir Joseph Swan 1828-1914. The inventor of the incandescent light bulb joined John Mawson’s chemist and druggist firm at 13, Mosley Street, in 1846. His experiments here led to important improvements in photographic processing.

Photo of Joseph Swan black plaque
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Photo of Joseph Swan black plaque
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